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Pakistani boat with 9 crew members captured by Coast Guard in Kutch

According to Coast Guard officials, the boat had entered the Indian waters and was seized by off Jakhau coast of Kutch district.

India TV News Desk, Ahmedabad [ Published on: March 25, 2017 11:05 IST ]
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The Indian Coast Guard on Friday apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members from the Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast.

According to Coast Guard officials, the boat had entered the Indian waters and was seized by off Jakhau coast of Kutch district.

"A Pakistani boat with nine crew members, which had entered the Indian waters, was seized by a Coast Guard vessel off Jakhau coast of Kutch district," the Coast Guard officials said. 

"The boat and the Pakistani crew members have been brought to Jakhau port and the crew members are being 


interrogated by the security agencies," they added. 

Last month, the BSF had apprehended four abandoned Pakistani fishing boats near Sir Creek in Kutch district on the Indo-Pak border during an extensive search operation in that area. 

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